Milk Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – Secret Recipe Club

The December posting date for my Secret Recipe Club group is here! In case you haven’t been keeping up on my blog (or any others others participating), here’s a little background on the group. Amanda of Amanda’s Cookin’ developed the idea for this club several months ago and it has grown to include four large … Continue reading

Butterscotch Rum Brownies – 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies

As you may know… I am a Pampered Chef Consultant! One of the NEW products for this fall/winter is Butterscotch Rum Sauce. The recipe today is for Butterscotch Rum Brownies using a Chocolate Cake Mix, Pumpkin, and the sauce with only a few other ingredients! The Butterscotch Rum Sauce has amazing flavor that is not … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodle Bars – CSI

I’m entering these bars in the CSI Project “Fall Food” Challenge – thanks CSI for an amazing challenge theme!! Click here to visit CSI Project post on the challenge and see all of the other delicious entries! These bars were a big hit last fall! I was finally able to find some pumpkin last week … Continue reading

Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies – 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies

UPDATE 10/7/2011: I was THRILLED to see the  CSI Project challenge theme for the week “Fall Food”! How amazing is that?! Click here to see all of the delicious challenge entries! Uhh-mazing! These easy Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies scream fall to me, but they are different than the traditional Apple and Pumpkin recipes that … Continue reading

Easy & Elegant – Double Chocolate Ice Cream Waffle CupCakes

For the past two years I have participated in the Ice Cream Cupcake Contest. Remember my Rich Red Regale for 2010? Or what about my Frozen Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes from 2009? Well, it wasn’t until yesterday that I realized June 15th was the deadline to enter the 2011 contest! How did I miss that?! Although … Continue reading

Strawberry Yogurt Cheesecake with Dense Eggless Brownie Crust

It’s that time again, another round of the Secret Recipe Club! Amanda of Amanda’s Cookin’ came up with the idea earlier this year. She maintains the list of participants and assigns the recipes. The “club” is open to anyone with a food blog. Click here to fill out the form to participate in the future! … Continue reading

Reduced Fat Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Bread

For more than a year I’ve been a member of a “Food Blogs” e-mail group – a group of food bloggers from all over the world that periodically send e-mails with questions and tips related to food, recipes, blogging, blog designs and other topics. Amanda (click here to see her blog: Amanda’s Cookin’), recently came … Continue reading

Ice Cream “Baked Potato” Dessert

Although my car probably has a lot of life left in it I would love to have something a little larger. In the same way that they should have height limits on some of the roller coasters at 6 Flags (speaking from experience, I hurt after riding one I was obviously too tall for)… they … Continue reading